Jewish Mormons and Interested Friends
Jubilee Year (50 years) 2017
Memorials and History
Rose Marie Reid pioneer Jewish Mormon Famous in earlier years: Jewish convert, swimsuit designer, Mormon missionary, LA Temple contributor, etc
Alexander Neibaur story Alexander is the famous first Jewish member of the LDS church. Baptized in 1838, immigrated in 1941, died in 1883. Granddaughter Theda Butt spoke at B'nai in 1983. A known descendant of Alex is a current member of Bnai in 2016.
The Irving H Cohen Story Another famous very early Jewish Mormon, early member of B'nai Shalom, and author.
Lynn Hilton and the Jerusalem Center An early author and torch bearer for studies in Israel
Elissa Molling, an unforgettable early author and bearer of a bright torch
. "....Woman committed to Judaism and Mormonism never left anyone empty-handed" Elisa Molling memorial article
From Jew to Jewish Mormon
Elissa Molling testimony 1980 Ron Zeidner Story An early author and torch bearer
Max Yospe - an Early Jewish Mormon Pioneer First Jewish bishop, first Jewish mayor of Salt Lake City
Max Yospe Memorial Max Yospe was the First LDS-Jewish mayor.and the first LDS Bishop of Jewish descent. Born July 25, 1924 in Chicago to Russian Jewish parents.
Harry Howard nee Harry H. Horwitz - by Bonnie Harps This is the transcript of the amazing and amusing story Bonnie Harps told of her brave and fascinating father at the October 2, 2014 gathering. He was an early principle in Bnai Shalom history, and the best-known Jewish-Mormon in Mormon and Jewish history.
The November 16, 1959 issue of TIME Magazine published an article with a photo of him. This article led to his becoming the best-known Jewish-Mormon in Mormon and Jewish history at the time.
Harry Glick founder of the organization. 1925-2014 One of the founders of B'nai Shalom. In 1976, Harry was called as the chairman of a special committee that wrote training manuals, used by those teaching people of Jewish ancestry.
Al Molling-Yearning Yearning for Peace of Mind Leads Jewish Couple to Utah
Conversion of a Rabbi Moshe Ben-Asa
Al Ostraff - Life of Service
Ruth R Rothery of Tasmania
Norman Rothman 1997 Des News He continued to explore other Christian churches when occasion permitted and found "more intellectual knowledge and information, but nothing I could really say was it."
Dialog in Netanya Academic College Agenda of Mormon Jewish Dialog Chair First Academic Dialog Conference 2007
Mormon Jewish Academic Dialogue Conference 2007 Orson Hyde Square and Tshuva Auditorium
Netanya Academic College
What is "B'nai Shalom - Jews and Latter-day Saints"? It is officially organized as Bnai Shalom, Children of Peace, .org as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It started with a kitchen discussion in 1967 in Utah and has grown to over 1200 members world wide.
We fully support the doctrine and authorities of the Church. We seek to bring together members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who have Jewish heritage or who are interested in the cultural and spiritual connections between the Jewish and The Church of Jesus Christ o Latter-day Saints faiths. We have semi-annual gatherings and other methods of sharing relevant faith promoting background information supportive of the Church and testimonies of the Restoration.
Organization has no affiliation with the Church, does not represent the
Church, receives no support from the Church, is not sanctioned by the
Church in any way; therefore, its actions cannot be attributed to the
Church. No Officer, Director, or member shall proselytize or act in any
way that may be construed as having the purpose of proselytizing of
descendants of Abraham in the State of Israel.